Daily Mail - Great Britain

Hidden sugar Sarah Wilson and Bear Grylls’ healthy eating plans revealed

Britain has been swept up in the search for sugar-free recipes, but The Mail on Sunday has discovered many of them contain substances which are the same as sugar in everything but name.

Posted on 7 February 2016 @ 1:01 am

Lord Lucan’s brother Hugh Bingham says ‘He DID get away and I can show you how’

In the wake of the High Court ruling Lord Lucan officially dead, his younger brother has broken his silence and said his sibling was innocent of the murder of Sandra Rivett in London in 1974.

Posted on 7 February 2016 @ 12:57 am

5 are arrested over death of Roger Gower whose helicopter was shot down in Tanzania 

Mr Gower was helping authorities in Tanzania track the criminals when they fired on his aircraft on January 29. He brought his helicopter down in the Maswa Game Reserve but died from his wounds.

Posted on 7 February 2016 @ 12:54 am

Now it’s Paw & Peace! BBC1 series sees leading actors upstaged by heroic two-year-old rescue dog Samba who comes to the aid of an injured soldier in tear-jerking finale 

The human cast of BBC1’s War And Peace are often upstaged by their four-legged co-stars. In the finale, it’s a two-year-old dog called Samba who steals the show.

Posted on 7 February 2016 @ 12:52 am

Huge rise in domestic violence claims after legal aid clampdown: Figures reveal assault allegations have doubled since ministers axed funding for divorce cases 

MPs and campaigners believe cuts to legal aid made in the UK in 2013 have encouraged separating couples to make false or exaggerated claims of violence in order to avoid divorce costs.

Posted on 7 February 2016 @ 12:48 am

Guarded from terrorists by Royal Navy sub and 50 commandos…the UK ghost ships with enough nuclear fuel for 80 missiles 

Two top secret British ‘ghost ships’ carrying enough plutonium for a huge nuclear arsenal wend their way through the world’s oceans –guarded against terrorists by 50 commandos.

Posted on 7 February 2016 @ 12:44 am

100 babies spent time in UK jails last year new figures reveal as David Cameron brands it ‘terrible’ that children are locked up with their criminal mothers 

The Prime Minister said it was ‘absolutely terrible’ to think of infants being kept within the walls of British prisons, adding that the Government will look at alternatives to custody for women with babies.

Posted on 7 February 2016 @ 12:43 am

Indian Express - India

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed

Islamist supporters of Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization added a call to boycott of the referendum.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:54 am

Over 100 houses burned down in China”s ancient Tibetan town

No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated, the report said.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:26 am

‘India dangerous weak link in n-security”

Estimated 1,400 tons uranium and almost 500 tons of plutonium stored in around the world.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 8:09 pm

Parvez Musharraf’s health report shows no illness: Prosecutor

Musharraf was rushed to hospital after he developed heart problems while being driven to special court.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:44 am

Huffington Post announces creation of new online publication, THEWORLDPOST

THEWORLDPOST editorial board includes noted Indian journalist Dileep Padgaonkar.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:14 am

Earth’s atmosphere suffers from ‘nuclear hangover’

According to Alvarado, the levels were not high enough to pose a risk to human health.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 12:28 pm

Polar freeze turns deadly, moves to US East and South after killing 21 people

The Midwest and the East experienced temperatures colder than much of Antarctica.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 8:09 am

BBC - Great Britain

Foreign Legion ex-chief held in Calais

A former head of the French Foreign Legion is arrested with about 20 other protesters at a banned anti-Islam rally in the port of Calais.

Posted on 7 February 2016 @ 12:18 am

VIDEO: Exodus amid fierce battle for Syrian city

The number of Syrians trying to cross into Turkey amid an upsurge of fighting in northern Syria has nearly doubled, a Turkish official says.

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 11:37 pm

VIDEO: Anti-migration protest in Calais

Some members of the right-wing group Pegida in the French port of Calais protest against the presence of refugees there.

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 11:36 pm

Vatican abuse critic refuses to quit

An outspoken British member of a Roman Catholic commission on sexual abuse refuses to quit, denouncing his treatment by the Vatican as “outrageous”.

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 9:49 pm

Ecuador-Turkey row over speech scuffle

Ecuador protests to Turkey over an incident in which demonstrators were ejected during a speech by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Quito.

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 8:18 pm

Skiers killed in Austrian avalanche

Five Czech skiers have been killed in a huge avalanche in the Austrian Alps that buried 17 people, local police say.

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 6:21 pm

Syrian refugee numbers soar at border

The number of Syrians trying to cross into Turkey amid an upsurge of fighting has nearly doubled to 35,000, a Turkish official says.

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 6:18 pm

NPR - United States

Danish Communities Integrate Refugees As Politicians Debate Limits

As Denmark’s politicians debate how many asylum seekers to let in, the country is working to better integrate the refugees already there.

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 10:16 pm

Now Counted By Their Country, Afro-Mexicans Grab Unprecedented Spotlight

For the first time its history, Mexico announced it would recognize people of African descent on its official census. What does it mean for Afro-Mexicans themselves — and why has it taken so long?

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 10:16 pm

Backed By Russia, Syrian Troops Advance In A Major Battle For Aleppo

The Russian airstrikes have emboldened President Bashar Assad’s army to press a major offensive in a crucial city. Thousands of civilians have fled and are massing at the nearby Turkish border.

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 7:06 pm

UNICEF: 200 Million Women And Girls Have Suffered Genital Mutilation

Saturday is the U.N.’s “Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation.” The Secretary-General is calling for an end to FGM, and UNICEF has released a report on the prevalence of the practice.

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 6:12 pm

North Korea Moves Up Planned Rocket Launch To Next Week

Pyongyang says it will be launching an “observation satellite,” but many nations view the launch as a concealed long-range missile test. The launch had previously been scheduled between Feb. 8 and 25.

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 2:12 pm

New Western Wall Rules Break Down Barriers For Jewish Women

Israel has made a deal to create an area at Judaism’s holiest site where women and men can pray together. But some say creating a government-supported egalitarian prayer space undermines unity.

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 2:12 pm

U.S. To Amp Up NATO Presence Against Russia

The Obama administration is planning to sharply increase spending on U.S. forces in Europe to train near NATO’s eastern edge. Russia’s neighbors are pleased.

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 1:25 pm

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Voice of America - US Government

GOP Hopefuls Debate Ahead of NH Primary

Republican presidential hopefuls square off Saturday in a debate in New Hampshire, just three days before the state’s presidential primary — an election  that could make or break several of the candidate’s presidential bids.

Center stage will be media mogul Donald Trump. The outspoken billionaire is coming off a disappointing second-place finish in last week’s Iowa caucuses, the primary season’s first nominating contest.

Trump has a double-digit lead in the latest New Hampshire…

Posted on 7 February 2016 @ 12:44 am

Sierra Leone Group Determined to Raise Awareness of FGM Dangers

As a child, Anne-Marie Caulkner was forced to undergo female genital mutilation, or FGM, which some people refer to as female circumcision.

The traditional practice removes some or all parts of the external female genitalia. It is seen by some as a rite of passage for girls and a way to make a girl more appealing to a husband.

Caulkner said the violation was so severe it prompted her to form her own nongovernmental organization, the National Movement for Emancipation and Progress…

Posted on 7 February 2016 @ 12:27 am

Jihadists Release Elderly Woman Kidnapped in Burkina Faso

Niger has gained the release of an elderly Australian woman kidnapped last month along with her husband by jihadists in neighboring Burkina Faso.

Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou introduced Jocelyn Elliott at a news conference Saturday in the southwestern Niger city of Dosso. He did not reveal events leading to her release, but said authorities were intensifying pressure on militants for the release of her physician husband, Ken Elliott.

The couple, both in their 80s, were abducted…

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 11:43 pm

UNESCO Documents Africa’s Need for Textbooks

A new UNESCO publication says thousands of African children lack textbooks or must share them. Education experts say that along with skilled teachers, textbooks are essential for meeting the U.N.-backed Sustainable Development Goals, which call for inclusive and equitable quality education for all.

The recent Global Education Monitoring Report published by UNESCO discusses the extent of the shortages and proposes solutions.

It says that in Cameroon, one study showed there were 12…

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 11:15 pm

Super Bowl’s ‘Radio Row’ Attracts Big Crowds

“Radio Row” plays a big part of the hype and promotion in the week leading up to the Super Bowl, the National Football League’s annual championship game.

For Super Bowl 50, Radio Row is set up in the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, host city for Sunday’s game between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers.

Thanks to the NFL, in recent years fans have been allowed to witness the action on Radio Row in person, and it’s become a huge attraction.

It’s a place where…

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 10:42 pm

Anti-Migrant Protesters Rally in Several Major European Cities

Germany’s anti-Islamic organization Pegida held rallies in several European cities Saturday to protest against mass immigration and what it calls the “Islamization” of Europe.

Several thousand supporters of Pegida, which is the German acronym for Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the Occident, demonstrated in Dresden, Germany, the movement’s birthplace.

Riot police clashed with demonstrators in Amsterdam, where about 200 Pegida supporters held their first protest…

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 10:33 pm

Fearful Pakistani Teachers Take Guns to Schools

Frightened after a terror attack at a university and threats against schools, teachers in some parts of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province are taking up arms and carrying them in classrooms.

The surge in gun sales in parts of the northwestern province began after a terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda last month that killed at least 21 people, mostly students.

Thousands of schools closed in January for more than a week after the government warned of more possible…

Posted on 6 February 2016 @ 9:47 pm

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